How to Work with Your Spouse on Home Projects & Live to Tell the Tale

By |May 15th, 2017|

My husband and I are new homeowners. We have only just begun to scratch the surface of home projects. One such project was small, but very detailed and required us to work closely with each other. You can read about it here. We’ve both learned a thing or two about working side-by-side. Here are my […]

7 Steps to DIY Vinyl Floor Installation: An Amateur’s Guide

By |April 21st, 2017|

We did it. My husband and I accomplished a DIY home improvement project without killing each other! We transformed one of our closets into an office nook, which included a vinyl floor installation, and I am in love with it!

At the start, I was nervous. My self-talk about this project was something like this: Would it […]

Tools Every DIYer Should Have

By |October 11th, 2016|

Whether it’s hanging up artwork or updating kitchen hardware or sprucing up an old table, a do-it-yourselfer will need a well-equipped toolbox to complete the job. If you’re not quite sure where to start, but don’t want to buy all of the bells and whistles, here are the tools that every beginner DIYer will need […]

How to Make a Wood Accent Wall

By |September 8th, 2016|

A staple in interior design is the presence of the ever-popular accent wall. Accent walls come in many forms: solid colors, wallpaper, galleries, wood planks, and more. As a flooring specialist, I’ve become accustomed to customers using our flooring for more than just the floor, in particular, our vinyl flooring. Luxury Vinyl Planks can have […]

Five Ways to Be More Energy-Efficient During Summer

By |July 21st, 2016|

Summer electric bills can sometimes come as a shock. The soaring temperatures often lead to an ever-running air conditioner, and in turn, those shocking bills show up in your mailbox.

However, this doesn’t have to be the case. There are many ways to cut back on your electricity usage and cut down on those enormous electric bills. As […]

Moving with Pets: How to Handle It

By |July 13th, 2016|

I recently came across an article from Redfin about moving with pets. Normally, this would not immediately grab my attention, but this time it did. My husband and I have an 8-year-old Jack Russell Terrier and we’re planning to move soon. Like most families with pets, our dog is like our child. So naturally, we […]

How to Embrace a Small Kitchen: Making the Most of Your Food-Making Space

By |July 12th, 2016|

Kitchens are arguably second to the bathroom for the room where we spend the most time in our homes. You may argue you spend far more time in your kitchen than you do in your bathroom, which might speak well for you personally. Regardless, you may find yourself wanting to build a new kitchen and […]

How to Start an Indoor Herb Garden – Three Popular Plants

By |May 9th, 2016|

Whether you enjoy adding some extra flavor to prepared foods or you’re the chef of the house who loves to cook from scratch, nothing beats the flavor of fresh herbs in a dish or recipe. From salads and sauces to baked goods and roasts, garden-to-table herbs add a taste explosion to your foods.

But what if you […]

Preparing Your Home for Spring: The Ultimate Checklist

By |March 14th, 2016|

Spring is the season of renewal and re-energization of not only nature, but your home. Time to shake off the winter dust, open up the blinds, and roll up your sleeves! Believe me, once you get through this ultimate checklist of spring cleaning tips, you’ll be glad you did it.
Outdoors

Roof Shingles: Make sure no shingles […]